Mark Pitta. The sitcom guest and former morning show host is a stand-up guy, but Pitta's own account of his violent attack on a girlfriend's car is a scream. Pitta put the blame on Mexican Xanax in a self-incriminating interview that can only be described as a publicist's worst nightmare.
|In addition to the
Politicians and Media Types among San Franciscans in this section
and featured elsewhere on the site, the City is center stage for a huge
cast of characters both in and behind the headlines. The reporters become
part of our lives because we see them on screen, around town, even in the
movies. (Terilyn Joe appears in George
of the Jungle. Wendy Tokuda was the inspiration for the underhanded
reporter Bambi Kanetaka in Further Tales
of the City.) Sometimes they become part of the story, as when Terilyn
was accused of pelting workers with eggs and tomatoes from the window of
her Russian Hill apartment during a noise dispute. District Attorney Terrence
Hallinan declined to pursue the case due to insufficient eyewitness testimony
that the angry tenant was the newscaster. Terilyn left her gig at KNTV in
San Jose a few months later, presumably for non-tomato related reasons.
Following are some notables on both sides of San Francisco's public eye.
Others may be found using the Search Feature
Copyright 2002 Hank Donat